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16 Aug 2020
“Good food is very often, even most often, simple food.” ― Anthony Bourdain The soul to our culture is tucked in between spices and the delicacy of the local kitchen. These Traditional cuisines, like many oral traditions, have been passed from one generation to another with food practices often memorised and hardly documented. The recipe…
13 Aug 2020
An entertainment company in Japan is offering travellers grounded by coronavirus restrictions a virtual vacation around the world. According to the report by Reuters, First Airlines in Japan's capital, Tokyo offers travellers first or business class seats in a mock airline cabin where they are served in-flight meals and drinks, with flat panel screens displaying…
Poveglia Island
9 Aug 2020
Indeed, the headline is not what you expected and what is a travel list if you are forbidden from visiting? We know your dream of visiting exciting places around the world. However, there are some places that are forbidden to visitors except you’re a researcher or a daredevil willing to part with your health or…
2 Aug 2020
The landscape of Nigeria is a hiker's paradise. The various natural sites and tropical climate of Nigeria make it a destination for all kinds of hikes. With seven national parks and so many natural places, destination Nigeria is a must-do. Are you visiting from abroad? You may have heard of the Holy Mountains of Obudu…
26 Jul 2020
Marriage proposals take different forms and it depends on the personality of those involved. For some couples, when they just want something simple, an evening dinner date would do. But today is not that day, this list is for the romantics, those who love love, those who are enraptured by fairytale love. Think about it,…
23 Jul 2020
The world is full of wonders and great mountains are sure to leave you in awe. The beautiful landscape views of a mountain are perfect for sightseeing and are a nice looking backdrop for pictures. It’s perfectly okay to say mountain locations are picture-perfect and give an exhilarating experience of an adrenaline rush regardless of…
19 Jul 2020
Whenever we think of a desert, we only think of water in terms of survival in that extremely dry expanse of land. We don’t imagine a desert being near a vast body of water such as the ocean. Below are two deserts that are “neighbours” with the ocean: Namib Desert Along the Atlantic coasts of…
12 Jul 2020
It's been months since international and domestic flight have been suspended in and out of Nigeria. Thankfully, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) announced that domestic flights will resume on July 8. Grounded for many months, airlines are coming up with new plans and restructuring of their schedules—though the number of flights will be…
5 Jul 2020
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria located in the centre of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It is a planned city and was built mainly in the 1980s, replacing Lagos as the capital on 12 December 1991. Below are some things you see and do in Abuja: Jabi Lake For a…
23 Jun 2020
The Northeast Nigeria consisting of Bauchi, Adamawa, Gombe, Yobe, Taraba and Borno is one of the least visited places in Nigeria and yet, has the most beautiful natural resources with huge tourism potential. It is home to ranges of Mountains, the highest point in Nigeria, three national parks and also numerous waterfalls doubling almost that…
20 Jun 2020
Hwange National Park is the new safari hotspot in southern Africa. With the downturn of the Zimbabwe economy, the embattled national park fell off the list of favourite safari destinations for a number of years but revitalised and re-energised through the concerted efforts of conservation organisations, Hwange is a safari gem waiting to be discovered.
14 Jun 2020
“The highest numbers of slaves from Africa were Nigerians as 41.4 per cent of the slaves were from our ports in Calabar and Badagry, while the remaining 59 per cent were from the other coastal regions in Africa”- Mr Joseph Ejukwa, Principal, Slave History Museum, Calabar Badagry Heritage Museum Badagry Heritage Museum was built in…

Guardian Life

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Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
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Although it has been approximately 503 years since the demise of Leonardo da Vinci, this prestigious artist somehow still finds time to surface in different eras through his mesmerising artworks. The ingenious artwork Mona Lisa, and more that is known to man, has survived the history of civilization and is still adored by many enthusiasts.…
1 day ago
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. A popular fruit choice, there are over 7,000 different apple species and many varieties from sweet red varieties like Red Delicious, Fuji, Gala to tangy green ones. Loaded with many nutrients and antioxidants, apples hold tremendous health benefits, from improving gut health to preventing chronic diseases. Here…
1 day ago
“If you’re sad, add more lipstick and attack” Coco Chanel Several historical events influenced perceptions that significantly defined the modern-day woman, one of which is the red lipstick. The iconic “red lipstick” has existed for over five thousand years, essentially redefining what characterises the contemporary woman. Though the red lipstick appears small and insignificant, this…
1 day ago
NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant have been honoured on the second anniversary of their death by a bronze sculpture temporarily erected at the helicopter crash site where they died. The bronze statue created by Dan Medina depicts Kobe and Gigi wearing basketball uniforms, staring at each other lovingly as Gigi…

Music

3 days ago
FAST-rising Afro-RnB singer, Dimeji Ogaosun, professionally known as Dimi Keye has dropped a soul-stirring extended playlist dubbed, Vibe Sessions.  And within this 5-track EP, the young singer project delves deeper into intimate love plains, creating his strongest body of work so far. With three stellar features from prominent vocalists Nitah, Sai, and Eze, respectively, Dimi Keye…
22 Jan
If the inventors of the guitar – from Antonio Jurado, to Christian Martin, George Beauchamp, among others – were alive today, they would be brimming with smiles
21 Jan
2Baba brings smiles to the faces of fans as the season of love draws closer with the release of his Smile music video.  Smile is a song of promise, as the lyrics are a vow of love to a lover, promising to do all that will keep her smiling. In the video, 2Baba and his…
21 Jan
FAST-rising Afro-fusion chanteuse, Charlotte Fenna, is set to extend her blooming discography with a sophomore extended playlist (EP), dubbed Icy Rain. With the 27-year-old singer set to drop the 5-track project in February, anticipation is rife on whether Charlotte would maintain her stellar sound fusion, and witty song writing that colours her discography. However, the singer…
21 Jan
Grammy-award winning singer Adele has announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency, scheduled to begin on Friday. Adele made this announcement in an emotional video she shared on Instagram apologizing to her fans for rescheduling the concert dates as her team has been "up against so much." Adele said tearfully, "Hi, listen, I'm so…

Film

3 days ago
Kanye 'Ye' West has called out Netflix, requesting that he does final edits on his Netflix docuseries before it's presented to the masses. Taking to Instagram on Friday, Ye wrote that he would like to ensure all T's are crossed and I's dotted before he green lights the three-part series Jeen-Yuhs. "I'm going to say this…
3 days ago
Stella Damasus has revealed on her Instagram page that her mother has passed on. The 43-year-old actress just celebrated the 11th anniversary of her father’s death in January 2021.  The actress who announced her mother’s death shared a  picture of her mother with a caption that read “This is not goodbye, it’s TILL WE MEET…
21 Jan
Nollywood actor Muyideen Oladapo has set his sight on more academic achievements after bagging his Master's degree from the University of Lagos. Popularly known as Lala in the Yoruba film circle, Oladapo hardly cuts a bookish figure. But his desire for more education has been a life-long dream, he said. "I am not relenting because…
20 Jan
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
19 Jan
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…